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Durham fights for title of Miss Tennessee
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She has already dazzled the crowd with her evening gown, and made it through the dreaded interview question with poise.Tonight it’s the swimsuit competition for Warren County native Callie Durham as she battles for the title of Miss Tennessee.Durham has been in Jackson since Sunday and has been competing since Wednesday as she shares the stage with 35 other contestants vying for the prestigious beauty crown.After tonight’s segment, the field will be trimmed to 15 finalists on Saturday. Durham says she’s being optimistic, and realistic, about her chances of advancing to the finals.“Being a first-time girl, there’s a lot to take in,” she said. “You can compete up until age 24 so some girls have been here four or five times.